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A+E Networks’ Sean Cohan: I Have a ‘Great Passion’ for Diversity

A+E Networks’ Sean Cohan: I Have a ‘Great Passion’ for Diversity

Paris — Six months after presenting the remake of the classic TV miniseries “Roots” on the stage of a jam-packed auditorium at MipTV, Sean Cohan, A+E Networks’ president of international and digital, will be back in the spotlight in Cannes at this month’s Mipcom confab.

Cohan, who will deliver a keynote address along with YouTube’s Susanne Daniels and creator/executive producer Adi Hasakone, is one of the driving forces behind the Women in Global Entertainment Summit and this year’s new Diversity Summit.

At A+E, Cohan oversees 75 branded channels across more than 200 territories. He has so far spearheaded co-productions such as “World Wars,” “Barbarians” and “Pawn Stars” as well as launched the group’s distribution unit dedicated to made-for-tv movies and drama series such as “Roots,” “UnREAL,” and the upcoming dramas “Knightfall” and “Six.”

Since being appointed president of digital a year ago, Cohan and his team have created “45th & Dean,” a

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